Camps

Inflatable manatee designed by students in Upcycled Art Camp 2015

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To register for classes click on the link of the class and register online, or call 402.466.8692.

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When school is out, creativity is in session! LUX offers camps for ages 5-8, 9-12, and 13-16. All camps coincide with LPS spring break or summer vacation.

 


Summer Camps for Ages 5-8
Summer Camps for Ages 9-12
Summer Workshops for Ages 13-16



Ages 5-8

June

Bilingual Art Camp (SYCAM-02)
Your child will enjoy a total arts and language immersion experience. This camp will be taught in both English and Spanish. We will introduce native English speakers to Spanish and native Spanish speakers to English while exploring a variety of art-making processes.
Instructor: Brenda Alonso

Monday-Friday, June 6-10
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Drawing and Painting Camp (SYCAM-01)
Students will build their skills in painting and drawing. The first half of each day will be spent learning techniques and the last half will be spent creating a finished project. Experienced students are welcome to join us and continue to improve their skills!
Instructor: Staff

Monday-Friday, June 6-10
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Clay Creations Camp (SYCAM-04)
This camp is perfect for kids who love clay! Students will learn a variety of techniques to make sculptures and pottery. Projects will change daily and from camp to camp so our repeat campers can try it all!
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, June 13-17
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Mini-Masters 
Students will learn about a famous movement in art and its prominent artists each day. Projects will allow students to explore the different styles of painting and sculpting we have seen artists use.

SESSION 1
Instructor: Brenda Alonso
Monday-Friday, June 13-17 (SYCAM-07)
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

SESSION 2
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth
Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1 (SYCAM-08)
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)



Art Zoo (SYCAM-09)
Students will have a blast learning about animals from all over the globe while exploring painting, drawing, ceramics, and mixed media art. Every day students will draw inspiration from animals living in a different region and create their projects in a new art medium.
Instructor: Kate Farneth

Monday-Friday, June 20-24
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Character Camp 
Paint, draw, and sculpt all kinds of characters! Students will design their own zombies, vampires, monsters, and more, to be the subjects of their art.
Instructor: Rikki Neumann

SESSION 1
Monday-Friday, June 20-24 (SYCAM-11)
2-5 p.m.
(Note: the time was printed incorrectly on our class mailer)
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

SESSION 2
Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1 (SYCAM-12)
9-12 p.m. 
(Note: the time was printed incorrectly on our class mailer)
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

July

Clay Creations Camp (SYCAM-05)
This camp is perfect for kids who love clay! Students will learn a variety of techniques to make sculptures and pottery. Projects will change daily and from camp to camp so our repeat campers can try it all!
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, July 11-15
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Bilingual Art Camp (SYCAM-03)
Your child will enjoy a total arts and language immersion experience. This camp will be taught in both English and Spanish. We will introduce native English speakers to Spanish and native Spanish speakers to English while exploring a variety of art-making processes.
Instructor: Brenda Alonso

Monday-Friday, July 11-15
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)


Dinos, Dioramas and More (SYCAM-33)
This camp is perfect for kids who love dinosaurs, geology, history, and art! Students will start each day with a tour introducing them to a new exhibition on Nebraska natural history. After the tour students will spend the rest of camp creating art inspired by what they learn. A light snack will be provided. ***This class will take place at the University of Nebraska State Museum – Morrill Hall Located at 14th and Vine Streets – UNL City Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth

Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $160 LUX or Morrill Hall Members ($200 non-members)
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Art Zoo (SYCAM-10)
Students will have a blast learning about animals from all over the globe while exploring painting, drawing, ceramics, and mixed media art. Every day students will draw inspiration from animals living in a different region and create their projects in a new art medium.
Instructor: Kate Farneth

Monday-Friday, July 25-29
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

August

Theatre Camp (SYCAM-23)

Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)
Instructor: University Theatre Student

Monday-Friday, August 1-5
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Clay Creations Camp (SYCAM-06)
This camp is perfect for kids who love clay! Students will learn a variety of techniques to make sculptures and pottery. Projects will change daily and from camp to camp so our repeat campers can try it all!
Instructor: Staff

Monday-Friday, August 8-12
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Theatre Camp (SYCAM-24)
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)
Instructor: University Theatre Student

Monday-Friday, August 8-12
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)



Summer Camps 2016

Ages 9-12

June

Tween Pottery Wheel Camp (SYCAM-15)
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome.
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, June 6-10
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Mixed Media & Upcycled Art Camp (SYCAM-18)
Make art with repurposed and non-traditional materials! Learn to make what you want with what you have.
Instructor: Kate Farneth

Monday-Friday, June 13-17
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Sci-Fi Art & Illustration Camp (SYCAM-19)
Drawing inspiration for the sci-fi classics students will create characters and environments that you can use in graphics, comic books, story books and more.
Instructor: Jon Love

Monday-Friday, June 20-24
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Tween Pottery Wheel Camp (SYCAM-16)
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome.
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

July

Tween Art Sampler (SYCAM-20)
Try your hand at painting, sculpting, glass fusing, and more! Projects will change weekly to allow for a wide range of exploration.
Instructor: Kate Farneth

Monday-Friday, July 11-15
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Tween Bilingual Art Camp (SYCAM-21)
Your child will enjoy a total arts and language immersion experience. This camp will be taught in both English and Spanish. We will introduce native English speakers to Spanish and native Spanish speakers to English while exploring a variety of art-making processes.
Instructor: Brenda Alonso

Monday-Friday, July 25-29
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

August

Tween Pottery Wheel Camp (SYCAM-17)
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome.
Instructor: Staff

Monday-Friday, August 1-5
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Theatre Camp (SYCAM-23)
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)
Instructor: University Theatre Student

Monday-Friday, August 1-5
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

 

Theatre Camp (SYCAM-24)
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)
Instructor: University Theatre Student

Monday-Friday, August 8-12
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)



 Summer Camps 2016

Ages 13-16

June

Painting Workshop (SYCAM-25)
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in paint. This class is ideal for those who enjoy painting and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. All materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own as well. Students will also learn to stretch, staple, and gesso a large canvas.
Instructor: Kate Farneth

Monday-Friday, June 6-10
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Drawing & Illustration Workshop (SYCAM-27)
Spend a week working with the adept illustrator Jon Love learning to draw your own story ideas. Create characters and environments that you can use in graphics, comic books, story books and more.
Instructor: Jon Love

Monday-Friday, June 13-17
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Teen Clay Lab (SYCAM-28)
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. Both wheel-thrown and hand built projects are welcome.
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, June 20-24
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Portfolio Prep Workshop (SYCAM-29)
If you are interested in pursuing the arts as a career this workshops is a must. Participants will be introduced to college-level art evaluation techniques and learn about various career paths in the arts. The LUX is a unique venue for this workshop as we employ full-time artists, a gallery director, curator, designer, arts educators, and arts administrators. All will participate in a Q & A session with participants. There will also be plenty of time devoted to creating new or refining previous works of art with the instructor’s guidance.
Instructor: Jon Love

Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

July

Drawing & Illustration Workshop (SYCAM-31)
Spend a week working with the adept illustrator Jon Love learning to draw your own ideas.. Create realistic or fantastical characters and environments that you can use in graphics, comic books, story books and more.
Instructor: Jon Love

Monday-Friday, July 11-15
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Teen Clay Lab (SYCAM-32)
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. Both wheel-thrown and hand built projects are welcome.
Instructor: Luke Huling

Monday-Friday, July 25-29
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $125 LUX members ($150 non-members)

August

Portfolio Prep Workshop (SYCAM-30)
If you are interested in pursuing the arts as a career this workshops is a must. Participants will be introduced to college-level art evaluation techniques and learn about various career paths in the arts. The LUX is a unique venue for this workshop as we employ full-time artists, a gallery director, curator, designer, arts educators, and arts administrators. All will participate in a Q & A session with participants. There will also be plenty of time devoted to creating new or refining previous works of art with the instructors guidance.
Instructor: Staff

Monday-Friday, August 1-5
2-5 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Painting Workshop (SYCAM-26)
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in paint. This class is ideal for those who enjoy painting and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. All materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own as well. Students will also learn to stretch, staple, and gesso a large canvas.
Instructor: Staff

Monday-Friday, August 8-12
9-12 p.m.
Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)